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Here's the list of Brit Awards 2020 nominees


The Brit Awards have shared the shortlist of nominees for next month’s ceremony. The shortlists see rapper Dave and singer-songwriter Lewis Capaldi lead the nominations.

The most nominations have fallen on Dave, whose album Psychodrama became one of the records of the year, and Lewis Capaldi, the Chewbacca-mask-wearing nemesis of Noel Gallagher also highlights an issue with the shortlists.

Despite a year chock-full of some of the best female-led music we’ve heard in recent years, the awards show neglected most of those records. Album of the Year is an entirely male-dominated category with only Mabel providing the resistance on the New Artist of the Year and Song of the Year shortlists.

It also sees yet another grime-driven list of nominees with Stormzy, Dave, Aitch and more all getting nods, as the Brits turn the tide on their previously rock-dominated shortlists.

Find the shortlists below and be sure to catch the event on 18th February.

Male Solo Artist of The Year

Harry Styles
Lewis Capaldi
Michael Kiwanuka

Female Solo Artist of The Year

Charli XCX
FKA Twigs
Freya Ridings

Group of The Year

Bring Me The Horizon
D-Block Europe

BRITs Rising Star

Joy Crookes

New Artist of The Year

Lewis Capaldi
Sam Fender

Song of The Year

AJ Tracey – ‘Ladbroke Grove’
Calvin Harris & Rag’n’Bone Man – ‘Giant’
Dave ft. Burna Boy – ‘Location’
Ed Sheeran & Justin Bieber – ‘I Don’t Care’
Lewis Capaldi – ‘Someone You Loved’
Mabel – ‘Don’t Call Me Up’
Mark Ronson ft. Miley Cyrus – ‘Nothing Breaks Like A Heart’
Sam Smith & Normani – ‘Dancing With A Stranger’
Stormzy – ‘Vossi Bop’
Tom Walker – ‘Just You And I’

Mastercard Album of The Year

Dave – ‘Psychodrama’
Harry Styles – ‘Fine Line’
Lewis Capaldi – ‘Divinely Uninspired to a Hellish Extent’
Michael Kiwanuka – ‘Kiwanuka’
Stormzy – ‘Heavy Is The Head’

International Male Solo Artist

Bruce Springsteen
Burna Boy
Dermot Kennedy
Post Malone
Tyler, The Creator

International Female Solo Artist

Ariana Grande
Billie Eilish
Camila Cabello
Lana Del Rey